YVONNE VAN DONGEN is a freelance writer. She was formerly travel editor at the New Zealand Herald and travel editor and commissioning editor of onHoliday magazine. Yvonne has won numerous travel writing awards including the 1995 Travel Writer of the Year and the 1998 Fletcher Challenge Paper Commonwealth Media Award in which she won a fellowship to CambridgeUniversity in the UK. In 1999 she did an internship with Conde Nast Traveler in New York. She has also taught travel writing at the University of Auckland's continuing education department.
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